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number 32 car went airborne, off the track, ripping a hole in the catch fence. race fan tyler anderson was in the stands and caught the crash on this video which he posted to youtube. lauren williams snapped this photo of a tire in the stands. she was watching the race from a daytona. the collision sent debris and car parts flying. this car engine ended up in the stands. one fan said the crash sounded like an earthquake. >> nascar said 28 people were injured. half of them were taken to the hospital, at least two with major injuries. no drivers were seriously hurt. danica patrick, who will start the daytona 500 in the pole position tomorrow, had dropped out of the race before the crash occurred. emergency crews are still creeng up the mess well after dark and plan to repair the catch fence throughout the night. nascar says the green flag for the 55th running of the daytona 500 will happen as planned.
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adriana diaz. >> axelrod:now to washington and the budget we're now six days from the deadline for congress and the b white house to reach a deal across the board cuts that would total $85 billion and be divided equally between defense andssiona domestic programs. the congressional budget office estimates the cuts would put 750,000 people out of work. wyatt andrews now with thes now with latest on the democrats and republicans, both dug in and showing little sign of movement. >> repor >> reporter: in one of the most detail detailed warnings on sequestration, the f.a.a., the federal aviation administration, says starting in april, air travelers should get ready for delays. if budget cuts go into effect, 47,000 workers, including air traffic controllers, will be furloughed one day every two weeks, and 100 air traffic a towers would close at small-city airports. the reductions could mean longer
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lines, fewer flights, and fewerflights, customers. for joe mellace, who owns a deli for across from caldwell airport in essex county, new jersey.rt >> i do get a lot of business here, and taking this thing away, i just feel like this land l would just be wasted. wo >> reporter: furloughs are alsooming coming for 800,000 civilian employees of the defense department. across the country, towns withry bases military bases are bracing for the loss of thousands of jobs, and the tens of millions of dollars those jobs bring to the local economy. econom >> i've also been very clear that there's an alternative. alt >> reporter: the president is using the potential loss of jobsobs to push congressional republicans into a deal, a deal a dea that would lower the deficit by def closing tax loopholes on higheroophole income americans. >> are they seriously prepared to inflict more pain on the the middle class because they refuse to ask anything more of those at anythin the very top? >> reporter: but republicans say
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no deal on the sequester until the president proposes more spending cuts. >> so the question is why won'tuest he work with us? and the answer, quite simply, isim because he wants higher taxes. >> reporter: what both sides wa want is to blame sequestration seque on each other, and now, there is no apparent movement toward compromise. the president has asked to speakked to to congressional republicans but, jim, no serious talks or negotiations have been scheduled. >> axelrod: thank you, wyatt. as the budget cuts draw closers draw consider this-- the federal government does $500 billion worth of business with privatete contractors, including as many as 120,000 small businesses. that's everyone from the makers of of nearly a million pairs of combat boots each year to the roughly 700 companies in 440 compa states that make part for the both c-17 military transport plane.with mor with more on the possible impact, we're joined by jill schlesinger, editor-at-large for cbs money watch. these are blunt cuts at a delicate time in the economic recovery.delicate
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that could be a problematic combination, i would imagine. >> reporter: it sure can.t sure we are looking at these cuts t causing about a half a percent a drag on growth. growth. the economy's only growing bynly gro about 2% a year. a half a percent is a real number. we we're also looking at potential jo job cuts of about 750,000 abou people. so this is a big hit to theg economy, just at the time as the tim we're really starting to be in some somewhat accelerating partng t of the recovery. some i think economists areomists a disappointed that the sequestration is going to take se place at all. a >> axelrod: now, wall street hashas been seeing progress, steadyess upward movement. what is this likely to do asely to people are seeing their 401(k)s th recover? what's the likely fallout here. >> right now, when i talk to big>> right investors-- the guys and gals th managing our 401(k) mutual fund- gals m - they're saying, "look, we built this in. we believe the sequester will occur. sequ we think that growth is going to be reduced, but it's still strong enough so companies canbe make money, so we don't believe
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there's anything really bad that will happen to the stock market." that said, they also believe in the economy starts to falter congress will be forced to act and be potentially delay these cuts. >> axelrod: jill schlesinger thank you. >> great to be with you. >> axelrod: now to the vaticanyou. where pope benedict is set to resign this coming thursday. cardinals from around the worldenedi have started to arrive in rome to elect the successor.d the tonight as allen pizzey reports,n there are new hints of scandal clouding the pope's final few days.l >> reporter: in a final address to the vatican bureaucracy today, benedict thanked church officials for helping him bear what he called the weight of the papacy. just how heavy the weight is has been highlighted over the past the week. ju the italian media has been pa riddled with eyebrow-raising stories of alleged scandals,n r including the existence of a gay ey lobby of homosexual priestsst within the church hierarchy. that may be an exaggeration, but a vatican official was fired because of a homosexual liaisonas
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in 2007 and another in 2010. the latest stories to offend then vatican are centered on an investigation by three cardinals. into the so-called vati-leaks b scandal that resulted in the conviction of the pope's butler for stealing documents. va today, the vatican issued ahe blast: the main concern seems to be the effect the news could have on con the cardinals when they enter the conclave to choose the next pope.wer scotland's cardinal keith o'brian summed it up this way: >> knowing the person we might choose will be assuming increasingly heavy responsibility, not just for the roman catholic church but for the world itself. >> reporter: benedict remains busy with the responsibility of farewells. today it was the turn of italian president georgeio napolitano. a high-level vatican source said
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the pope is expected to issue an edict shortening the 15-day waiting period between the endo of the papacy and the conclave. predictions are they will begin sunday march 10. >> axelrod: allen pizzey at the vatican tonight for us.ill b thank you. 116 cardinals will vote for the new pope. 11 are american, including cardinal roger mahony of rog california. but there are catholics in both los angeles and italy demanding mahony stay away because of his role in shielding sexuallylly abusive priests. magalie laguerre-wilkinson picks up the story. >> reporter: cardinal rogerory. mahony led the los angeles archdiocese, the largest in the united states for 25 years. he retired in 2011. today, mahony was deposed for a lawsuit filed by a 35-year-old man who claimed of claims he was the victim of sexual abuse in the 1980s. the suit alleges that church leaders allowed the accused priest to leave the united
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states to avoid prosecution. the priest remains a fugitive in mexico. earlier this month, the los angeles archdiocese released more than 12,000 pages of files documenting a pattern in which mahony and other church officials reassigned many accused priests away from california, shielding them from law enforcement authorities in the 1980s. as america's senior cardinal mahony will lead the u.s. delegation to rome. he's been actively tweeting about his upcoming trip. >> reporter: that tweet has been met by mostly negativeg, responses. >> reporter: so far, mahony has not responded to those criticsso on twitter. magalie laguerre-wilkinson, cbs news, new york. >> axelrod: now to india and a
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protest demanding justice after the rape and murder of three young sisters. the streets were packed today in a state in western india. three sisters, age five, nine, and 11, disappeared nearly two weeks ago. their bodies were found in a well. police first insisted it was an accident, then autopsy confirms the girls had been sexually assaulted. a british newspaper is reporting tonight that oscar pistorius wants to reach out to the family of the girlfriend he admits shooting and killing. pistorius is out on bail and staying at his uncle's house. the "guardian" newspaper quotes the uncle, arnold pistorius, describing his nephew. "the family of can reeva steenkamp his mind all the time and his purpose would be to be part of the family in the future." later, two young afghan actors in the oscar spotlight. and art world mystery. a popular mural on a wall in london somehow shows up on the auction block in miami. and home prices on the rebound
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even though towns on the mid- atlantic coast have yet to clean up from super storm sandy,rm that's not slowing down a certain breed of homebuyer. o here's tony guida. >> look at the view from here. you can see atlantic city. >> reporter: rafi gardee is house shopping on long beach island, new jersey. super storm sandy battered the slender island so badly, it was closed off for two weeks. nearly four months later, the southern end of the island is still suffering, but gardee sees opportunity. >> this area always maintains its value. that's why i'm here, that's why i'd like to buy. it's a great time to buy. >> reporter: home values are up in many areas hit by sandy according to a recent survey, in new jersey up by almost 2% over pre-sandy values, highert actually, than in areas not impacted by the storm. real estate firm zillow conducted the study. chief economist stan humphrey: >> the lures of the coast of living are more powerful than the periodic chance of having aic
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it's called "slave labor" another politically inspired mural by the graffiti artist known as bansky. it showed up on a wall in a gritty london neighborhood and people liked it. >> quite nice. bansky is obviously very important artisit. >> reporter: and then one day, it was gone. well, not exactly gone. it showed up here for sale at a miami auction house, and people back in london weren't happy. >> bring back bansky! bring back bansky! >> i think it's a shame, so can we have it back? and quite quickly, please. >> reporter: how a piece of london wall gets to miami and goes on sale has people angryeopl and scratching their heads. was it hacked off and stolen and by who? the auction house owner frederic thut, isn't saying. >> we don't want to be involved in the >> reporter: bansky has made news before. his works are famous and controversial, but he remains a
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phantom. his identity has never been revealed. he's upset people from london to israel, but bansky's work has become collectibles even though he said it shouldn't be sold because it belongs to the people. somehow, though, it ends up on the market. so part of the appeal of bansky is the mystery.e ap his work is famous for appearing out of nowhere overnight. when it also mysteriously disappears, the mystery is only enhanced. mark phillips, cbs news, london >> axelrod: the mural was expected to sell between $500 and $700,000. just a few minutes before the00 auction was set to start this afternoon, it was taken off the block. o the auction house offered no explanation why, and the mystery deepens. one final auction note-- this one, an update on this statue which we reported on earlier this week. it's the original statue of the flag raising on iwo jima done seven years before the mucha larger one still standing in
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evening, there are five contenders at tomorrow night's academy awards in the categoryction of best live action short film.of but the stars of one of the movies in particular are attracting a lot of the pre- oscar buzz. carter evans has more on twoe young actors a long way from home. >> reporter: in afghanistan, the words "lights" and "action" usually mean... ( explosion ) but this war-torn country is nowal the setting for something completely different.methin an oscar-nominated film, not setent. with the backdrop of war but about the national sport of afghanistan, buzkashi, a more brutal form of polo. "buzhashi boys" is about twozkas teens dreaming of becoming star players, but it's made star players of the lead actors, 14- year-old fawad mohammadi, andd fa 15-year-old jawanmard paiz. >> everybody is thinking that
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afghanistan is a demolished country, a bad country but it's not the real face of afghanistan.he rea >> you guys are going to start. >> reporter: american director sam french shot on location in kabul hoping to restore an art form left in ruins. >> do it again. when the taliban came in, they burned all the cinemas and all the film reels they could find and they banned cinema. >> reporter: with the taliban still a threat they know they could become targets.reat >> life is very difficult in tar afghanistan. especially to us. >> these kids are incredibly courageous. and they-- they want a better future for themselves, just liketer the characters in the movie.just l >> reporter: their trip to m america is a whirlwind overwhelming but in a good wayov says fawad mohammadi. way, when you go home, what will you miss? >> i think we will missnk we everything here, a lot. >> reporter: but they admit,hey what they'll miss most is the feeling of freedom. will you feel safe? >> no. i can say that in here i am so safe.
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>> reporter: they've experienced a lot. >> they sure have. when i was 14 i was readingve science fiction books in my bedroom and playing on my nice green lawn. all the kids in afghanistan haveio grown up too fast. >> reporter: reality may be harsh, but for now it can wait.ave >> the red carpet, everybody said, photographers say, "lookut for at me! look at me." >> reporter: you didn't know who was talking to >> it's the dream of every actor >> to go to oscar and the red carpet. >> reporter: carter evans, cbs news, los angeles. >> axelrod: and that's the "cbs evening news" for tonight. later on cbs, a special edition of "48 hours," "vanity fair's hollywood," an inside look at the world's biggest oscar party. for now i'm jim axelrod in newan york.rpret wo for all of us here at cbs news thanks for joining us and good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh
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it's a crazy story. >> a transit bus is shot up, several people are hurt but not by the gunfire. >> i'm don knapp live in san francisco where the biggest chinese new year's celebration in the western world, we have some great pictures for you coming up. >> and why mc hammer found himself in trouble with the law in an east bay shopping mall. kpix 5 news is next. ñáçwçñ
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good evening, i'm ann notarangelo. we begin with breaking news out of las vegas. police have named a suspect in the shooting on the strip that killed an aspiring rapper from the bay area. investigators are now looking for 26-year-old amar harris. they found the black suv he was believed to have been driving during the shooting located this afternoon at an apartment east of the las vegas strip. kenneth cherry was killed by gunfire while driving his maserati early thursday morning. the maserati then hit a taxicab leading to the fiery wreck that killed the cab driver and passenger. oakland police are looking for a group of teens who got off an a.c. transit bus and then opened fire on it. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec tells us despite the violence, riders say it won't keep them from taking the bus. >> it's a crazy story. >> reporter: it's not what you expect when you board a bus dodging bullets from behind.


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